The Wall Street Journal has released a dataset that contains the vaccination rates for more than 40,000 schools across 32 U.S. states. The newspaper collected the data, which includes immunization rates for measles, mumps, and rubella, from state health departments. The dataset includes the location of schools and the percentage of students exempted from vaccination for medical, personal, and religious reasons.
Tracking Vaccination Rates in the United States
Michael McLaughlin is a research analyst at the Center for Data Innovation. He researches and writes about a variety of issues related to information technology and Internet policy, including digital platforms, e-government, and artificial intelligence. Michael graduated from Wake Forest University, where he majored in Communication with Minors in Politics and International Affairs and Journalism. He received his Master’s in Communication at Stanford University, specializing in Data Journalism.
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